SS Catherine

SS Catherine Review and Specifications

Specifications of SS Catherine

Year built2014  /  Age : 5
Flag state Netherlands
BuilderShipyard De Hoop BV (Lobith, Holland)
ClassSuper Ship
Owner(TravCorp) The Travel Corporation
OperatorUniworld River Cruises
Speed10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage1500 gt
Decks with cabins3
Christened byCatherine Deneuve

Review of SS Catherine

Uniworld SS Catherine ship cruises on Saone and Rhone rivers in Provence and Burgundy (wine regions in southern France). Departures are from Avignon and Lyon. UNIWORLD also offers combined B2B itineraries with departures from Paris France. They include a Seine river cruise from Paris (roundtrip on the UNIWORLD ship River Baroness), then TGV (speed-train) travel Paris to Macon and bus travel to Lyon (for embarkation). Another set offers back-to-back itineraries including a Dordogne and Garonne cruise from Bordeaux - roundtrip on the UNIWORLD ship River Royale (now SS Bon Voyage).

Uniworld's fleet of "super ships" also includes SS Beatrice (2009, formerly "River Beatrice"), SS Antoinette (2011), SS Joie de Vivre (2017), SS Maria Theresa (2015), SS Bon Voyage (2006, formerly River Royale). Uniworld (officially "Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection") is a major river cruise company part of The Travel Corporation group.

SS Catherine cruise ship


SS Catherine has a total of 80 cabins (of which 6 Suite) in 8 grades. Each of SS Catherine staterooms comes with a built-in closet, flat-screen TV, designer bed, and marble bath. Middle and top deck cabins offer French balconies. All suites provide additional amenities, including butler services.

Shipboard facilities

SS Catherine is a new riverboat, christened on March 27, 2014. Cruising throughout France, this luxury river ship offers three full decks with elegant and cozy public areas.The Leopard Lounge boasts leopard-print furnishings and other interesting jungle-like elements. The mosaic-tiled Serenity River Spa and heated swimming pool, Sun Deck, fitness center, boutique, Cézanne Restaurant (Main dining room) with al fresco dining terrace and bistro for a relaxed experience, free Wi-Fi, laundry, elevator and 24-hour specialty coffee bar are among the other exciting amenities on board SS Catherine. 

SS Catherine river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Uniworld France cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Uniworld Saone and Rhone river cruise only or cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. Uniworld offers air-inclusive cruise deals and pre/post cruise hotel packages as extensions (at additional cost).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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SS Catherine ship is one of the Uniworld's newest boats owned by this major European river cruise line. All cabins located on the Camargue Deck have full open-air balconies which, with a touch of a button, are transformed into an enclosed conservatory lounge. All Avignon Deck cabins have French balconies. This luxury boat's most distinctive feature is the glassed-in swimming pool.

Riverboat's godmother is Mrs Catherine Deneuve (French actress).

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